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Nov 13, 2012 4:25am EST
the election season break and they have a full plate of unfinished business to get done. the biggest challenge is avoiding the double hit to the economy of tax increases and automatic spending cuts nope as the fiscal cliff. >>> another issue congress wants to know about are the details surrounding the resignation of cia chief david petraeus and at tax on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> the top -- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt. clearly we are having issues with that story. we'll try to get that to you coming up in just a bit. >> let's talk about sports just a little. bryce harper, everybody remembers him, he has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 270 last season with 22 home runs. he knocked in 59 runs and he did it after missing the first month of the season. angels outfielder mike trout won the al rookie of the year. manager of the year awards will be named today and the nats skipper is one of the fin
Nov 14, 2012 4:25am EST
, they will shut up and sit down and show up then in the next election. >> reporter: thousands of citizens want the obama administration to let texas go it alone. texans have company in this idea as americans in more than 30 states are floating the plan on the white house web site i thought the civil war was over a couple hundred years ago almost. i'm not surprised. >> oregon's petition as more than 10,000 signatures. what is really motivating folks who want to opt out of america. >> it would be interesting to find out what they think the benefit of it was would be. >> reporter: once any pet i go reaches 25,000 signatures in 30 days' time it mandates a response from the obama administration. but the bottom line is this might be a good way to americans to air their frustrations but the petitions carry no legal weight. >> it is not in the president's power under the constitution to let a state is he cede. it is not clear whether anyone, even congress, could let a state secede. it might take a constitutional amendment.. >> reporter: petitions from louisiana and texas are reaching a threshhold for
Nov 9, 2012 4:25am EST
the election. everyone around the d.c. area will be watching because this is an area that will be deeply affected should we hit the fiscal cliff because of the way the economy depends on the federal government, not only the federal workers and all the defense contractors that would be hit by these cuts. that latest here on capitol hill. back to you. >>> also making headlines a teenager is under arrest for the brutal attack and robbery of an 81-year-old woman in her northwest dose home. it happened wednesday afternoon hint side a home on mckinley street. police say a masked man broke into the house through a back window. they say he pup. ed the victim in the face and head and took an apple computer. -- they say he punched the victim in the face and head and took an apple computer. >>> opening statements are expected to begin next tuesday in the trial of a bowie state university student charged with killing her roommate with a pair of scissors. jury selection got under way yesterday. the defendant was there all day at the courthouse in upper marlboro. if convicted, similar ton faces a maxi
Nov 15, 2012 4:25am EST
- elected. it all revolves around the former c incident a director and the benghazi tax. >> i have no evidence at this point from what of a seen that classified information was advertise closed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> right off the top, the president facing tough questions about his knowledge ever the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. the general resigning after it was discovered he had and fair with writer paula broadwell. petraeus said he will testify before the intelligence committee regarding the tax on the u.s. consulate in benefit ghazi on september 11th. that attack left four americans dead including ambassador chris tvens. senator john mccain and other republicans are now calling for a watergate still select committee. >> ambassador chris stevens. >> there is no credibility among methamphetamine of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue. >> reporter: gop leads are say they would block any attempt to con
Nov 8, 2012 4:25am EST
congress plus a re-elected president obama could equal financial turmoil. the three major indices plunged due to concerns over the looming fiscal uncertainty. >> there is still an an elevated level of uncertainty related to politics that markets must deal w. >> reporter: john boehner says he is open to making a deal with the president to put the finances in order. >> republicans have signaled a willingness to accept new revenue if it comes from growth and reform. so let's start the discussion. >> reporter: one political analyst says the republicans' willingness to come to terms on a deal woo be the result of public pressure. >> it does mean that they have to worry about running afoul of public opinion at their per ill, having just suffered a loss. >> reporter: domestic issues aside, the ability of the two sides to reach an agreement may have an impact on foreign affairs. >> the inability to strike an agreement that is serious, that is long term, that restores confidence in the fiscal situation of the united states, i think it actually weakens his hand on every foreign policy issue. >> rep
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